Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Earthquake strikes southern Spain as residents feel ground shake

AN earthquake rocked southern Spain earlier this afternoon.  According to Earthquake-report.com, a 3.3 magnitude quake hit the region of Murcia at 1.21pm. The epicentre is reported...

Doñana National Park in Sevilla on verge of ‘point of no return’

The wetlands are home to around 2,000 different species of animals

Jet2 removes Costa del Sol beaches from its website after Olive Press probe into raw sewage pumped into sea

Other package holiday firms TUI and Thomas Cook, are still promoting the affected beaches on their websites

Fracking has officially failed in Spain in loss for Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular

Fracking firms have been met with strong opposition from locals and regional authorities

Spain home to the most ‘global citizens’ says poll

More than half of Spaniards saw themselves as worldly rather than Spanish

WHITE STRIPES: Albino tiger believed to be ‘one of twenty’ left in the world found locked in Alicante...

AN ALBINO tiger locked in a cage next to the swimming pool of an Alicante residence has raised alarm bells among municipal...

Sun, at a price

Cheaper power for consumers upsets supplies

Baby and two children among 15 migrants found in lorry in UK that had travelled from Spain

The Home Office immigration enforcement agency has taken over the investigation

Expat writer Chris Stewart slams Spain’s solar power regulation plans

If new government regulations are passed, tariffs will be 27% higher for those generating energy at home

War to be waged against plastic in Gibraltar following deaths of ‘magnificent’ birds

One bird died of starvation after a plastic biscuit wrapper got stuck in its stomach

WATCH: Videos pour in as ‘gota fria’ drenches Javea and Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=7r1_7Zokq9w BIBLICAL: Heavy rains have hit the eastern coast of Spain during Semana Santa A RED alert warning...

WARNING: ORANGE and yellow alerts for heavy rainfall activated for Spain’s Valencia, Mallorca and Costa Blanca just weeks after...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued several weather alerts for the east of the peninsula and Balearics.  Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca are all on yellow...

Emergency water tankers brought to Colmenar as hundreds of wells dry up

It comes after residents slammed the unveiling of a large swimming pool

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior docks in Malaga to push for action on climate change

The 'change energy, not climate' campaign will see the purpose-built yacht dock in eight countries and 14 ports

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation...

Protected Posidonia grasslands to receive million Euro funding

THE MINISTRY of Environment has agreed to give almost €2 million in funding to the Balearic Institute of Nature (Ibanat) to control and protect...

Andalucian entrepreneurs create device that can harvest electricity from plants

Plug into plants and recharge your Apple iPhone from the tree

Not just for Christmas: The heroic work of Estepona’s Adana kennels

Adana has established itself as one of the best kennels on the coast

Around 300 flamingos killed by enormous hailstones in Albacete storm

Many injured flamingos were also rescued from the Albacete bird reserve

A tour of Spain’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Check out the OP’s own UNmissable UNESCO collection

VIDEO: Shocking footage of stressed SeaWorld-owned orca slamming its head against gate in Tenerife

Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project released the footage of the SeaWorld-owned orca at Loro Parque in Tenerife

Slimey! Slugs and snails big threat to gardens

The Royal Horticultural Society has warned slugs and snails remain the biggest threat to gardens this Spring

Spain set for spectacular first full moon on Christmas Day since 1977

Santa's sleigh is not the only object that will draw people's attention in the sky tonight

Spain plans ‘whale highway’ to protect creatures from oil drilling in the Med

If successful, it will be a great victory for those who have long campaigned against oil drilling in the area between Catalunya and Valencia and the Balearic Islands

Carbon-neutral kip in Spain

It almost bankrupted its owners, but Posada de San Marcos is finally starting to pay back, writes Jon Clarke

WATCH: Malaga flooded after heavy rainfall and storms

ROADS across Malaga city have become flooded following heavy rainfall and storms overnight and today.  https://twitter.com/pandilerino/status/920559664638590976   Videos shared on Twitter show cars driving through deep bodies...